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Riz Ahmed

Actor, Producer, Writer, Director, Additional Credits
Born December 1, 1982 (41 years)
Rizwan "Riz" Ahmed (born 1 December 1982), also known as Riz MC, is a British actor and rapper. As an actor, he is best known for his roles in Nightcrawler, Sound of Metal, Rogue One, Venom, The Sister Brothers, and the HBO miniseries The Night Of. He has received several awards, including an Academy Award and a Primetime Emmy Award with nominations for two Golden Globe Awards and two British Academy Film Awards.
Movies & Shows on Plex
  • Day of the Falcon
  • Trishna
  • Wired
  • Banglatown Banquet
Known For
  • Nightcrawler
  • Sound of Metal
  • The Night Of
  • Venom
  • Four Lions
  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
  • Jason Bourne
  • Nimona
  • The Sisters Brothers
  • The Reluctant Fundamentalist
  • The Road to Guantanamo
  • Ill Manors
  • Encounter
  • Dead Set
  • The Long Goodbye
  • Fingernails
  • Una
  • Mogul Mowgli
  • Girls
  • Shifty
  • Day of the Falcon
  • City of Tiny Lights
  • Trishna
  • Britz

Filmography

2023
Dammi · as Mounir
2023
Fingernails · as Amir
2023
Nimona · as Ballister Boldheart (voice)
2022
2021
Encounter · as Malik Khan
2020
Mogul Mowgli · as Zed
2020
2019
Sound of Metal · as Ruben Stone
2019
Weathering with You · as Detective Takai
2018
Venom · as Carlton Drake / Riot
2018
The Sisters Brothers · as Hermann Kermit Warm
2017
2016
City of Tiny Lights · as Tommy Akhtar
2016
Una · as Scott
2016
The OA (TV Series) · as Elias Rahim
2016
2016
Jason Bourne · as Aaron Kalloor
2016
The Night Of (TV Series) · as Nasir "naz" Khan
2014
Nightcrawler · as Rick
2013
Closed Circuit · as Nazrul Sharma
2012
2012
Ill Manors · as Aaron
2012
Girls (TV Series) · as Paul-Louis
2011
2011
2011
The Fades (TV Series) · as Neil
2010
Four Lions · as Omar
2010
Centurion · as Tarak
2009
10 Minute Tales (TV Series) · as Joseph
2009
Rage · as Vijay
2009
2009
Freefall · as Gary
2008
Shifty · as Shifty
2008
Dead Set (TV Series) · as Riq
2008
Wired (TV Series) · as Manesh Kunzru
2007
Britz · as Sohail Wahid
2007
Britz (TV Series) · as Sohail
2006
The Path to 9/11 (TV Series) · as Yosri
2006
2006

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